Thoughts from Kelln

Just Right

Posted on May 01, 2016

Some places and some times while doing some things just seem to be just right more than others.  Like Happy Gilmore, we each have a happy place to go to in times of need.  Everybody has a list of these places and times.  There ain’t a wrong answer.  Here’s this list ( in no particular order) 1.–Sorting good stock.  Whether it be cattle, goats, pigs, dogs, chickens or even a sheep, I just like sorting

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Saturday Morning

Posted on April 30, 2016

Between getting my eyes flash-burnt yesterday while helping Duke weld and trimming nose hairs this morning, it seems like I have been crying a lot.  The eyes are staying red and moist.  I think that I might need to put new batteries in the nose hair trimmer.  I need to burn some horns, vaccinate and ear tag some critters.  Plus, the Dragon Lady is wanting the rest of her garden stuff done.  Probably going to

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Dragging Donkeys

Posted on April 29, 2016

I’ve got a lot to write, but not a lot of desire.  We’eve been to the OK state FFA convention.  Tired, wore out, dragging ass and therefore, not in the right frame of mind to hit the keyboard.  Catch you later.  

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Diva Saturday

Posted on April 25, 2016

First of all, I want to start this post with a nod to the Shattuck FFA members that competed this weekend.  Kaylee Holt was 4th at the State FFA Public Speaking finals in the 9th grade FFA Opportunities division.  It has been many moons since a Shattuck kid competed or placed at the state finals.  Congrats Kaylee.  I won’t list all of the kids but congrats to all of the ag-science kids that competed.  Addie

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Some R Better

Posted on April 22, 2016

  Ladies & Gents, I am here to tell you that some days are better than others.  Especially, in the goat biz.  I almost enjoyed looking at my doe herd.  The sun was out.  The ground is moist.  Wind–minimal.  The herd of brombies are in various states of shedding hair, needing a hoof trimmed, some are bagging down, others not yet and all are full belllied and content.  I stood there in the middle of

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Still Cool

Posted on April 21, 2016

I don’t care if you are 45 or getting ready to turn 26, it is still cool when somebody hands you a Benjamin for your birthday.  Even though a $100 may not go as far today as it did when I turned 26, it is still a cool feeling when your mom hands you a crisp $100 bill.  Even cooler when same mom/mimi hands your daughter/her granddaughter a $100 bill at the same time for

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Hump Day

Posted on April 20, 2016

     Wednesday morning.  Hump day is here.  Not only does it feel like we are getting over the hump for the week, this almost feels like the hump for the school year.  Very few contests left this year.  One speech contest is left–state.  State CDEs and State Agriscience are this weekend.  That just leaves the State FFA Convention next week.  The year is nearing the end.      The district speech contest was last

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Posted on April 19, 2016

     We’ve been syncing some does the past week or so.  Needed a few to come in so that we could clean a few bucks out.  You know, to get rid of the rusty load.  Got a few more synced to go on a trailer ride to make sure that there are some hot does when we collect bucks.  And an open doe or two might have came into heat last night.  All of

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It Happens

Posted on April 18, 2016

On occassion, it actually rains in this part of the world.  This weekend, it happened.  It started raining Saturday afternoon and kept at it until Sunday morning.  There are 2 inches in the rain gauge.  The only thing that keeps it from being a perfect rain is that it is a couple of weeks late getting here.  But, we will take it.   And with the rain, other issues happen.  Saturday evening, I was on

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Posted on April 15, 2016

      I might have been looking at a certain other website, that I kind of like to frequent.  It has lots of humour on it.  One of their topics was discussing the English language.  I can’t argue with the posts as it provides some definite proof that our language is plumb sideways. I haven’t seen any of his stuff in quite some time, but I always enjoyed the humour and wit of Gallagher.

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